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of dollars to bring 21st century technology to the factory floor. so maybe 30 years ago this was a line filled with people. >> or what you had is several smaller pieces of equipment that did individual parts of this process didn't do it as fast didn't do it as well as they do today. >> reporter: billy sears is the ceo. >> we can have a lot fewer people producing higher quality product at lower cost. that's what it takes for us to be successful. >> reporter: sunny d had a choice, move to mexico or modernize and trim payroll. tom bragg worked at the sunny d plant for 25 years. and with a new automation installed tom and several others have been told, their positions will be eliminated. >> everybody processes it differently, harry. some folks are very angry, and some like myself, are going to make the best out of this situation. >> reporter: new jobs in manufacturing require more than an able body and a willingness to work. >> i don't feel like a victim here. folks need to know wherever they work, they need to consistently and constantly upgrade their skills. what got you here and your pri
, magazines, books on my technology. but i'm finding that the iphone, the text is getting smaller and smaller. and the ipad, i like to read in bed. it's a little too clumsy and i drop it. so this to me is the perfect size. >> so you won't hurt your toe, okay? the regular ipad, the mini is available with different storage devices. you can get the big one, the small one, whatever storage size you want. >>> an extremely popular infomercial promises to get rid of unwanted hair without any pain. so many viewers have been asking about the no-no that liz crenshaw decided to find out, does it really do that. >> introducing no-no from radiancy, the hair removal break-through that gives you smooth, sexy skin with no pain. >> reporter: hair removal with no pain. that's exactly why emily of fairfax, virginia, wanted to give the no-no a try. >> i tried other hair removal things. i tried the epilater, wax, they're painful. >> reporter: so we paid $282 for the no-no and brought it to emily. it comes with the power supply, thermacon tips, buffer, cleaning brush and smooth cream. >> it uses heat to remove the
bidding deal that went to veriphone. smartmeters have gps technology and tv monitor. nbc 4 has a contract with veriphone to provide contest for those televisions. the bidding process will be restarted >> d.c. council will consider regulations for the popular car service uber. tax drivers say they are stealing business and by not operating as a cab company. uber says some want to put its modern system out of business to protect traditional taxis. regulations would include making set fares before picking up passengers, agreeing to serve all areas and be handicapped accessible. >>> the new home of the washington redskins training camp richmond, virginia is putting up $10 million to have facilities ready by september. the projects, however, are expected to remain on track and $10 million will only be repaid to the city through sponsorsh s sponsorships. it will include a field house and medical facility and will double as a men's medical facility. a little farther to drive out. >> it's interesting because it's in a very historic part of the city. when they built things in the area in the past
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now, we pick up the rain starting on sunday again. >> veronica, thanks. >>> new technologies are blurring the boundaries between the personal and the professional. it's happening as more and more workers use personal cell phones and computers for their jobs. and it could mean security risk for your company. as keaton fox reports t could also grant your boss' access to everything on your personal device. >> reporter: if you're like many employees these days, you're juggling a bunch of different devices to keep up with e-mails and texts. but as that practice expands, so do the problems for you and employers. in the business world it's being dubbed bring your own device, or byod for short. it's when you use your own fan or tablet computer to connect to your company's network for work. >> what if there's a need to investigate some situation and your device and the information on your device has to be looked at by other people. >> reporter: he said it comes down to your company's policies. some policies say if you connect to the business network and are asked, you must turn over y
and teachers, free of charge. did you have one of these before? >> i actually did. >> reporter: technology company 1 e spent the day surprising students who lost the most. this 12-year-old remembers when water rushed into his house and he climbed over a fence to safety. did you think you would get out okay? >> no, i thought i was going to die. >> reporter: what does it mean to you, santiago? >> it is very special to me. >> reporter: why? >> because i had nothing, and now i have a lot of friends and people that care about me. >> reporter: frightening experiences and incredible loss make these gifts even more meaningful. >> thank you. >> reporter: moments of joy, as people work together to lift kids' spirits. >> i think they're like angels. >> reporter: rehema ellis, new york. >> this terrible storm has brought out some great people and we will keep telling their stories. that is our broadcast on a wednesday night. thank you for joining us, i'm brian williams, and of course, we hope to see you right back here tomorrow evening. good night.
leading sonic technology brushes for a superior clean. oral-b power brushes. go to oralb.com for the latest offers. >>> we are back now with some of the untold rescue missions before, during and after superstorm sandy came ashore nearly two weeks ago knocking out power and flooding aquariums along the coast of new york and new jersey but thankfully sparing most of the animals. we get the story tonight from mara schiavocampo. >> reporter: though it's filled with the wonders of the sea, during hurricane sandy, the ocean devastated coney island's new york aquarium. >> my first thought was we lost the aquarium. >> reporter: the storm surge flooded one of the oldest aquariums. >> all of our electrical equipment was gone. so there was no precedent for what we were going to do. >> reporter: electrical equipment controlling key life support systems, sustaining the aquarium's 12,000 fish and marine mammals including one new resident. last month an orphaned baby walrus was brought to the aquarium. he was found off the coast of alaska and needed 24-hour medical care. the new york aq
's a waiting list for the service. >>> northern virginia bureau chief julie carey shows us thanks to technology, two students got to spend part of the day with their dad serving in afghanistan. >> reporter: these students are on quite the veterans day field trip. with the help of a web conferencing app they traveled 7,000 miles to kandahar, afghanistan, to spend time with colonel mike olson, the parent of two students. >> i wear one uniform for one week. >> reporter: the tradition of inviting in relatives or service members on veterans day started about four years ago. and this year, when lieutenant olson's name came up as a representative for the sixth grade, the fact that he was in afghanistan didn't deter them. with a third grade daughter and fifth grader and wife sarah watching along, they took the kids along on a slide tour he created for his life in afghanistan. >> on the right-hand side you can see i've got my bed. >> reporter: a bed in a very small stark room, except for this wall. covered with artwork sent by his third grader's classmates. they got to see the dining hall and vehicle. t
-modern society. for the first time in history, we are more comfortable in technology than fellow human beings. if we don't think we're going to pay some kind of price for that as a society --. >> i've thought about this before. we're so obsessed with texting. if texting had come first and then you could talk to somebody on the phone, we'd be so into it. but because it went the other way, it's quicker, less back and forth. >> here's the thing, and we all do this. we know when we see who's called or texted us, we all do. human beings do what they want to do. there are some people you're thrilled to hear from, you dial them right away. other people, oh, that's going to be five minutes, you text them. right? >> or that person that never stops talking you don't even pick up. >> you monitor your time. you're realizing i will never get off the phone if i get on with that person, so you text. >> can we eat something? >> no. >> i'm hungry. >>> let's talk about these. they are so cute. they look like chinese takeout, it's try-day friday, they are cupcakes layered in a to-go container. >> i don't know.
technology is taking over everything. the word gif is the oxford press word of the year. gif for graphics interchange format is a'l looping animated image that's become popular with blogs. and superstorm, super pac, and yolo, an acronym standing for you only live once. that's new to me also. gif, word of the year. >> 6:26 now. the list out today that parents will want to see. >>> school's out this morning. a list of which local schools will be shut down for good. >>> and former d.c. councilman kwame brown heads to court. good morning, i'm aaron gilchrist. >> and i'm eun yang. we're following breaking news. >>> the top military general in afghanistan now involved in the scandal that cost cia director general david petraeus his job. the fbi looking into e-mails between general john allen and a friend of petraeus. how they found out about them, we'll talk about in ten minutes. >>> it is rainy and cold. so we sent storm team 4 meteorologist tom kierein out on the weather deck to tell us all about it. >> it's all digital until i see it. it is coming down. and it is cold. we've got a blustery w
or laptop, but is being obsessed with technology a real addiction. >>> plus, saving money on groceries doesn't end at the checkout lines. with food prices on the lines, we'll show you ways to make your staples last longer. >>> bond is back. critics and fans are raving over the new james bond film. it comes just months after his famous cameo with the queen of england. >>> let's begin with internet addictions. when you think of addictive behave, food, alcohol, and drugs come to mind, but experts say that internet can also cause addiction. >> i went into this as a concept tick, but boy, after i learned more about this, things like sex, shopping, hoarding, they were considered addictions. and these days can you add an internet addiction on top of that list? >> 911? >> i need you guys to send officers to my house. >> this is the voice of a desperate mother. >> technology was removed today, a few hours ago, and he is crying and really upset. >> her 17-year-old son, chris, turned violent when she took away his computer. >> he punched a hole in the wall? >> he is an addict to internet games. >> how
brown, one day in jail, he'll serve that today. >>> more proof technology is taking over everything. the word gif, g-i-f is the world of year. gif of graphics intern change format is popular with blogs. other words are superstorm, super pac and yolo an acronym standing for you only live once. ♪ you don't know you're beautiful ♪ ♪ that's what makes you beautiful ♪ >> the hottest musical act in the world stopped by the "today" show. one direction performed some of their hit songs to a crowd of thousands. some of them waiting outside to see the group for days. they will star in their first ever feature film next year. let's take a look at the stories you are following. pat lawson muse is in the news room with a preview. >>> coming up on news 4 at 4:00, a woman accused of running over her husband because she wouldn't vote in the election. we'll have the latest on the sentencing of kwame brown including a second court appearance scheduled for this afternoon. then, a woman on a mission. what she's doing to try to solve health problems in her community by herself. it's a compelling
much faster than the touch screens. it was one of those instance where is paper trumped technology. >> in washington, d.c., i used the electronic screen. but the sad thing is that my precinct -- there was only one. and i don't know why. but i think that locally, you just had a great deal of interest in this campaign. now, in virginia, i think a large part of it, particularly in the tidewater area, richmond, was again, this voter i.d. issue. i've said this before, that i think that they overplayed their hand, because people felt like you're trying to keep them from voting. and what happened was there was a backlash, particularly in the black community. we certainly saw that in florida, i think, to some degree and other states. philadelphia, in pittsburgh. we saw that -- not so much in this area. there wasn't as much confusion as there was in those other states. pennsylvania was amazing because they had ads saying you have to show an i.d., but the courts had ruled no, you don't. you can ask, but you don't have to produce an i.d. it was mass confusion. >> and they didn't have the earl
labor. we not only need ph.d.s in science and technology, we need skilled workers and we need unskilled workers. and we need to have an immigration policy that is good economic policy, and then -- and then the politics will take care of itself. >> you know the finger-pointing has already begun and the posturing has already begun, governor. and there are conservatives in your party saying because of this loss we need to be more conservative, and the moderates are saying because of this loss we need to be more moderate. what do you think the right path is? >> i think the right path for us is good policy. and, you know, in this campaign, one of the things we learned, matt, is negative politics works. you know, hundreds of millions of dollars of nasty negative advertising that mitt romney is a bad person, not mitt romney's policy -- >> both sides, though, governor, negative ads went on both sides. >> forgive me, but that's simply what you saw romney was challenging obama's policies. what you saw obama -- and they're bragging about it in the new yorker this week was that they decided they're
manicures and pedicures if he is going out getting all the technology. if one suffers we all suffer. >> how about disclosure? >> what do you earn? what do you snoen what do you owe? those are the three things you have to share before you get married but also things you have to share along the way. once a month, once a week, whatever you decide your schedule is going to be. give yourselves five minutes and just talk about it. >> all right. the big takeaway here the zipper trumps the wallet. >> yes. >> words of wisdom. >> that is true. >> absolutely. leave your zippers up, gentlemen. >> with that, we'll go. thanks so much, ladies. >>> up next creative ideas to make this thanksgiving one to remember. but first, this is "today" on nbc. >>> planning the turkey, dressing, and all the fixings for thanksgiving is a given but if you're looking to make a real statement with your food and decor we have the author of cupcakes and cashmere here with good ideas. good morning, emily. we love having you here. you're already a big hit with your pumpkin pie pops. these are actually incredible. you put them o
gadgets to keep you moving. our technology expert is here to show us how the right gear can make all the difference. this is so exciting. >> this is an exciting segment. let's start it right out. >> all right. >> if anybody has an xbox, there's an awesome new game created at nike camp called nike plus for connect and it has over 100 different drills, puts you in the heart of the action, gives you your own personal trainer. as you can see, this one is called break down the walls. i have to squat. >> does that guide you on the side? >> yeah, he trains me. i go through a 15 minute body assessment. it's going to see if i'm injured or not, put me through fitness tests. and you can have your own personal trainer. a great game to really get you moving. nike plus for kinect. >> i love a good set of headphones to keep you moving. ear buds fall out. these i've been testing out for a few months, called jay birds sport bands, and they stay on, but the best part about them, they're wireless. if you have your smartphone, you can control it from the headphones and you can take and make calls, which
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